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My Last Duchess L1

L1 My Last Duchess

Fra a title given to an Italian monk or friar
countenance face
earnest serious in intention, purpose, or effort
read looked at carefully so as to understand the meaning
't it
duchess the wife or widow of a duke
glance a quick look
mantle a loose sleeveless cloak or shawl
officious intrusively enthusiastic in offering help or advice
terrace a level of paved area or platform next to a building
trifling unimportant or trivial
forsooth indeed
munificence the quality or action of being lavishly generous
pretence an attempt to make something that is not the case appear true
dowry property or money brought by a bride to her husband on their marriage
avowed that has been asserted, admitted or stated publicly
neptune a planet from the solar system
Innsbruck capital city of Tyrol in western Austria
favour approval, support or liking for someone or something
ample enough or more than enough
durst archaic or regional past of dare
Created by: mstrigueros



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